On Wednesday, June 1, from 3-5 pm at the United Nations, the Permanent Observer Mission of the Holy See will be hosting a special conference on the importance of fatherhood and motherhood for the integral development of men, women, children and society. Co-sponsored by the Universal Peace Federation, it is being held on the day that the United Nations has designed as Global Day of Parents.
The Conference will feature several experts on motherhood, fatherhood, the raising of children and the family, including Brad Wilcox, Meg Meeker, Brian Caulfield, Deborah McNamara and Cheryl Wetzstein. The event, to be held in UN Conference Building Room 1, will be chaired by Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the UN, and will also feature remarks by Dr. Thomas Walsh, President of the Universal Peace Federation.
Those interested in attending the free conference must have a UN pass, which can be obtained by registering for the event by May 30 at holyseemission.org/rsvpJune1.